Gwent Record Office
Catalogue, Lord Abergavenny’s estates
Lease for lives, Upper Maescoed
Lease for lives, June 24, 1732
(1) Rt Hon William, Lord Abergavenny
(2) Abraham Williams of the borough of Longtown, labourer
A house, gardens, orchards and 2 acres of land on Upper Mescoed (boundaries given).
For the lives of (2) aged 50, Mary his wife aged 44, and John their son aged 11.
Rent £2/1/6d for the 1st year, and 1/6d pa thereafter with 5/- as a heriot and with suit of court.
Witnesses: John Day, jr, and Job Gilbert.